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The family of Wren McGruder invite everyone to help celebrate his 80th birthday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Rifle Senior Center, 50 Ute Ave. Drop by for snacks and cake.

Deep snow and frigid temperatures make the swift completion of their rounds ” that age-old motto of the U.S. Postal Service ” just a little more difficult. With that in mind, the USPS asks everyone to lend a hand to those all-important postal carriers by being sure to clear snow and provide safe access to your door or mailbox. According to official policy, if access is not safe, mailboxes are blocked or streets and sidewalks are impassable, letter carriers are instructed to refrain from delivering to locations they consider too hazardous or difficult. Clear a path and you’ll be sure of receiving your mail.

K-LOVE Radio, a national, noncommercial adult contemporary Christian music station heard in Glenwood, helped raise enough money to provide nearly 170,000 meals for the hungry across the nation ” with local assistance provided to LIFT-UP’s programs. The station, heard in town at 91.9 and 107.7 FM, raised more than $300,000 during its recent Hunger to Hope campaign, with more than 5,200 listeners contributing.

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